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Warrnambool, Australia
Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the bedsit attached to a larger cottage. The room had basic facilities with a toaster, kettle, mini fridge in the main room. The bathroom was nice and looked like it had been recently renovated. Nice big bed and an awesome balcony. The only negative was the blind high up in the ceiling that didn't block out the...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed February 7, 2015

Lovely cottage although we stayed in the plum cottage bed sit. Large enough room with king bed, bathroom with spa, small couch and tea coffee making facilities with bar fridge and micro wave. Wonderful balcony area overlooking the lake. Birdlife abounds, peacefull tranquil setting. Lovely romantic setting. Next time will rent the cottage with upstairs separate bedroom and downstairs living...

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed November 17, 2014

Beautiful location for a quiet relaxed stay. We stayed in Plum Tree Cottage and all the facilities were great. Only negatives we could say were that it was the only accommodation we have ever stayed in that did not provide any milk for tea/coffee and no matches to light the fire. We arrived late on the Friday evening and would...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed February 26, 2014

I am sure this is a lovely property, however, we will never know, as the booking we made and received confirmation of was not honoured. Yesterday morning, I made an enquiry about availability through the stay@paradisegardens.net.au address on their website. By the afternoon, I hadn't heard anything back, and as we needed to make a firm commitment to family, we...

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jojock, Owner at Paradise Gardens Cottages, responded to this review

We apologise most sincerely for any disappointment you have experienced with your recent booking of our cottages. We have had Holiday GOR as our external managers for almost a year and to my knowledge, this is the first time we have had a problem of a double booking occur. Holiday GOR’s booking system is a very efficient one but we...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed February 15, 2014

We stayed in the Twisted Willow Cottage for two nights in January 2014 and loved every minute. The cottage was very tastefully furnished and all the little comforts had been thought of, even instructions on how to ensure the reverse heating in the living room could be shared into the bedroom (it was chilly for January). Plenty of hot water...

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed August 19, 2013

Paradise was worth our three-hour drive from Melbourne. 1. Beautiful view from the bed and even the bathroom! 2. Impressively clean. 3. Good value! The only thing we could've wished for was more breakfast provisions to fulfil the 'breakfast' bit of B&B. But we'd definitely go back!

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed March 14, 2013

I stayed on a casual recommendation and was pleasantly surprised - it forced me off the beaten track into one of the many valleys that run down to the GOR, and I had the best night's sleep of the 5 weeks in Australia. the owners were charming and helpful. Apollo bay is an ideal half way point when travelling the...

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jojock, Owner at Paradise Gardens Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We very much enjoyed meeting you and it is always nice to have our guests appreciate the surrounds. All the best.

Hatfield Peverel, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 16, 2013

Have just returned from a holiday driving the Great Ocean Road and booked Paradise Gardens for our 36th Wedding Anniversary. We stayed 3 nights in Plum Tree Cottage Unit 1 and it was the best accommodation of the holiday. We had a couple of BBQ's on the deck, watched the ducks on the lake, managed to see the Glow worms...

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jojock, Owner at Paradise Gardens Cottages, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind review and very much enjoyed meeting you. It's lovely having people here who enjoy nature and our lovely valley. Best regards.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed February 10, 2013

Such a beautiful and tranquil setting. We loved staying in these cottages for two nights and wished we could've stayed longer. Comfortable, cosy and peaceful we will be back! I stayed wil my mum and we both loved it! A short drive from town, but not too far. The distance from town was a dream.

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West Midlands, UK
Reviewed January 23, 2013

We have just spent four wonderful days in Plum Tree Cottage. Such a gorgeous place it was hard to tear ourselves away to see the beautiful Otways rainforrest. So quiet and peaceful. Everything about the cottage was lovely, the bedrooms were to a very high standard with lovely linen and very spacious bathrooms. Ideal for 2 couples sharing. The lounge...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on 3 acres of landscaped (award-winning) gardens in a lush rain forest valley, our facility is only 10 minutes from Apollo Bay on a sealed, scenic road. Our charming self-contained cottages (one and two bedroom) are built over a lake and feature wood fires, spas, bar b cues on the decking and a/c. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Paradise Gardens Cottages

Address: 715 Barham River Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Apollo Bay
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Paradise Gardens Cottages Apollo Bay/Great Ocean Road
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“Pay the extra and get the bigger area.”
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“Plum Tree cottage is lovely, but if staying in summer make sure the upstairs A/C has been repaired as I expect it would be stifling on a hot day.”
 of 5 bubbles klaatuveradanikto, Jul 4, 2012 | Read review
“Any of the cottages would be wonderful.”
 of 5 bubbles KymMurphy, Mar 4, 2012 | Read review
“All the cottage ones look lovely. Don't be put off by 'studio' - it's roomy.”
 of 5 bubbles JohannaS845, Feb 2, 2012 | Read review
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